Egg ad wars rekindled

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The U.S. Agriculture Department was attacked by Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, for approving a new American Egg Board ad campaign advising consumers to "go ahead and enjoy your eggs. Your cholesterol probably will stay about the same." CSPI petitioned USDA to reverse its decision citing contrary views on eggs and health among other health authorities.

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